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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 27, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2010
  • pp: B1–B8

Photonic crystal lasers—ultimate nanolasers and broad-area coherent lasers [Invited]

Susumu Noda  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 27, Issue 11, pp. B1-B8 (2010)

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Photonic crystals in which the refractive index changes periodically provide an exciting tool for the manipulation of photons and have seen substantial progress in recent years. In this article, we discuss two topics regarding photonic crystal lasers: (i) ultimate nanolasers based on the photonic bandgap effect and high-Q nanocavities, and (ii) broad-area photonic crystal lasers based on the photonic bandedge effect.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(250.7270) Optoelectronics : Vertical emitting lasers
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

Original Manuscript: July 2, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: July 23, 2010
Published: October 1, 2010

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Susumu Noda, "Photonic crystal lasers—ultimate nanolasers and broad-area coherent lasers [Invited]," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, B1-B8 (2010)

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